Courses - Cider and Fruit Wine Making

Next classes in 2012 are down for March 31st, May 27th, Sept 9th.

Start: 02/27/2011 - 10:00
End: 02/27/2011 - 16:00
Timezone: Etc/GMT

This one day course will give you the basic skills to make an apple cider & scrumpy or Pear cider (Perry) and then we will taste an apple cider made in 5 days using just smkt apple juice.

After a discussion on varieties of cider apples and other details on wine making

we will then make a batch of fruit wine ( the variety will depend on whats in season) previously we have made Plum wine & Mango, cherry. kiwi, plum, pluot or apricot wines in class.

bring lunch to share ( we can heat it if needed) and we will taste various cider and wines

then if time & weather permits we will take a look at the orchard full of heritage and some of the 40+ cider varieties we grow.
this class has now ben extended to include a tour of the new 1/2 acre fully enclosed fruit system managed by Guinea Fowl & Geese and later probably some turkeys. we will also look at summer vs winter pruning m\thods and some espaliers.
This course is held on our property starting 10am till 4pm

Cost is $100 for the day.

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